Forest Carbon Coordinator
Alberto is the Forest Carbon Coordinator at WRI Mexico. He is responsible for coordinating CO2 capture forestry projects through the formation of community technical capacities; linking forest communities at the national level; and advising on removal inventories, monitoring, reporting and verification. He actively participates in the implementation of activities aimed at influencing public policy on issues of biodiversity, management of forest resources and mitigation of climate change.
He has collaborated as a consultant for entities such as CONAFOR, PROBOSQUE; SEDEMA; WWF Mexico; Climate Action Reserve (CAR); PRONATURE; and ClimateSeed, among others, for the development and evaluation of the viability of CO2 capture forestry projects. He has experience as a verifier in compliance with forestry regulations in matters of sustainability with an emphasis on biodiversity and social aspects. He was the first Mexican verifier accredited by CAR and has participated in the review and proposal of GHG removal quantification protocols; as the Forest Protocol for Mexico v.2.0 of CAR. His main activities are focused on the sustainable management of natural resources through the participation of rural communities.
Alberto has a degree in Biology from the Iztacala School of Higher Studies at UNAM.